Visual Studio 2010 Productivity Power Tool Extensions


Visual Studio 2010 Productivity Power Tool Extensions

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You can download and install the release for free here.  Some of the code editor improvements it provides include:
  • Entire Line Highlighting: Makes it easier to track cursor location within the editor
  • Entire Line Selection: Triple Clicking a line in the code editor now selects the entire line (like with MS Word)
  • Code Block Movement: Use Alt+Up/Down Arrow now moves selected code blocks up/down in the editor
  • Consistent Tabs vs. Spaces: Ensure consistent tab vs. space usage across your projects
  • Colorized Parameters: It is now easier to see/identify method parameters
  • Column Guide: You can now add vertical column guidelines to help with text alignment and sizes
  • Align assignments: Makes it easier to line-up multiple variable assignments within your code
  • HTML Clipboard Support:Copy/paste code from VS into an HTML buffer (useful for blogging!)
  • Ctrl + Click Go to Definition: You can now hold down the Ctrl key and click a type to go to its definition
It also includes several tab management improvements for managing document tabs within the IDE:
  • Show Close Button in Tab Well: Shows a close button in document well for the active tab (like VS 2008 did)
  • Colored Tabs: You can now select the color of each document tab by project or by regex
  • Pinned Tabs:Enables you to pin tabs to keep them always visible and available
  • Vertical Tabs: You can now show document tabs vertically to fit more tabs than normal
  • Remove Tabs by Usage Order: Better behavior when adding new tabs and one needs to be hidden for space reasons
  • Sort Tabs by Project: Tabs can be sorted by project they belong to, keeping them grouped together
  • Sort Tabs Alphabetically: Tabs can be sorted alphabetically
And last – but not least – it includes a new and improved “Add Reference” dialog:
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